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Fosamax Jaw Decay Lawsuit Result in $285K Damage Award

A New York jury has awarded $285,000 in damages to a woman who suffered jaw decay that she claimed was caused by side effects of Fosamax, a popular osteoporosis drug manufactured by Merck, which is the subject of hundreds of similar lawsuits over inadequate warnings. …

Merck Settles on Fosamax Damage Award in First Jaw Decay Case

After three years, two jury trials and appeals involving a number of issues, Merck has reportedly agreed to stipulate to a damage award in the first Fosamax “bellwether” case involving claims that their popular osteoporosis drug caused a woman to suffer debilitating decay of her jaw bone. …

Fosamax Class Action Lawsuit Did Not Toll Statute Of Limitations in VA

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled that a Fosamax class action lawsuit filed on behalf of all consumers throughout the United States who used the popular osteoporosis medication did not toll the statute of limitations for individual plaintiffs who allege that they suffered jaw injuries from side effects of Fosamax.…

Long-Term Fosamax Side Effects to be Reviewed by FDA Panel This Week

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An FDA advisory panel is scheduled to meet this week to review the potential risks associated with long-term use of Fosamax and other bisphosphonate medications, which have been linked to a potential risk of spontaneous femur fractures and a rare jaw bone condition, known as osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). …

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